Virtual Library Access: The physical library space is closed until further notice. Online library resources will continue to be available and MSOE librarians will be providing remote support. For more information view the Virtual Library Guide.
Off-Campus Access Alert: You may encounter errors when accessing library databases from off-campus. If you encounter an error, please try disconnecting from the GlobalProtect VPN. You can also try clearing the browser's cache or try accessing the resource using another browser. For more information view the Off-Campus Access Guide.
|Material||Loan Periods||Item Limits and Restrictions|
|General Circulating Collection||Undergraduates – 3 weeks
Graduates – 40 days
Faculty and Staff – 80 days
Alumni – 3 weeks
|Undergraduates – up to 20 Items
Graduates – up to 50 Items
Faculty and Staff – up to 50 Items
Alumni – up to 5 Items
There are some exceptions to these limits, please see a librarian for more details.
|Reserve Materials||4 hours to 5 days||4-Hour Reserve Items must be used in-house.|
|Entertainment DVDs||1 week||up to 5 DVDs|
|AV Items||1 week||up to 5 AV items|
|Equipment||4 Hours||Equipment checkouts are library use only, but if you need to check out an item for a class please speak with a librarian.|
|Magazines, Journals, Newspapers||Library Use Only||Faculty and staff may check out periodicals for up to 3 days.|
|Reference Collection||Library Use Only|
|Microforms||Library Use Only|
Current faculty, staff, and students may borrow materials from the Walter Schroeder Library with a valid MSOE ID. MSOE alumni may borrow materials with a Special Borrower's Card (please see the Alumni Services Page for more information).
Library items may be returned to the Circulation Desk in the library during regular library hours. There is also a return box located to the right of the Library Building's Main Entrance where materials may be returned at any time.
General Collection materials can be renewed up to two times if they have not been requested by another person in the meantime. You can renew library materials over the phone by calling (414) 277-7180, or in person at the circulation desk. You may also renew items online on the library's research page or in the library's catalog. Select the My Account link and enter the barcode number on your MSOE ID. Library items may be recalled at any time. If an item you have on loan is recalled, you will be notified and will be expected to return the item promptly.
Overdue materials that are not returned are considered lost by you and you will be billed by Student Accounts for the cost of the item's replacement, a processing fee, and the overdue fine.